After the Newtown, Connecticut mass murder, anti-rights politicians and media shifted into high gear. The only “solution” for such a tragedy was another gun ban; within two days, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced her version. Pundits like the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein politicized the tragedy by claiming that America is an unusually violent place, with the only answer being more gun control.Continue reading “‘Gun control fails,’ say statistics from … gun-control advocates”
City Attorney Tells San Bernardino residents To ‘lock their doors,’ ‘load their guns’ because of police downsizing
SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — The city attorney of San Bernardino is under scrutiny for telling residents to “lock their doors and load their guns” during a city council meeting.
The official explained that because the city is bankrupt and slashing public safety budgets people will need to start protecting themselves.
Crime is up on anniversary of AB 109
Sen. Runner: Prison realignment may adversely affect low-income neighborhoodsContinue reading “Crime is up on anniversary of AB 109”
Norway and gun control
Gun laws do not hit their target.Continue reading “Norway and gun control”
Fact Sheet: Guns save lives
A. Guns save more lives than they take; prevent more injuries than they inflictContinue reading “Fact Sheet: Guns save lives”
Danger! Gun Free Zone
When thoughtful people consider the concept of “gun-free zones,” words like “futility” come to mind. But in light of recent horrific events, there is another word that more accurately sums it up: “dangerous.”Continue reading “Danger! Gun Free Zone”
Would banning firearms reduce murder and suicide?
- A Review of International and Some Domestic Evidence
by Don B. Kates and Gary Mauser
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
DOJ analysis of the Second Amendment
“The Second Amendment secures a right of individuals generally, not a right of States or a right restricted to persons serving in militias.”Continue reading “DOJ analysis of the Second Amendment”
Lawsuits against gun industry make us less safe
Guns are used for self-defense somewhere between 800,000 and 3.6 million times per year …
Using firearm crime and defensive gun use figures most favorable to advocates for stricter gun control,… the benefits from defensive gun uses exceed the cost of violent firearm crimes … by between $90 million and $3.5 billion. Using the most credible estimate for defensive gun uses, the benefits range from $1 billion to $38 billion. Putting these dollar figures in more human terms: Guns save lives.Continue reading “Lawsuits against gun industry make us less safe”
Multiple victim public shootings
John Lott looks at multiple victim public shootings, and shows that the data supports conceal carry.
From the abstract: